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Dave Wiesler

Composer and pianist Dave Wiesler is one of the mid-Atlantic’s most versatile and sought-after traditional musicians and is widely regarded for his command of the keyboard and his brilliant improvisation. Wiesler’s first recording, Cracks and Shadows, released in April of this year to critical acclaim, features original compositions influenced by Scottish and English country dance music. Wiesler is equally at home at diverse venues ranging from local dance halls to concert stages, including the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Washington Folk Life Festival. He was a performance tour leader for the popular Piano 300 Exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution, and he has performed and taught at dance and traditional events nationwide and in Scotland, England, and Canada. Wiesler is joined by a stellar ensemble of supporting musicians, all veterans of both the concert hall and the dance stage.

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Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler 1/24/05: Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler

Violinist Hanneke Cassel and pianist Dave Wiesler perform traditional and modern music for Scottish country dance and can be heard on the CD Many Happy Returns.

Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler

Violinist Hanneke Cassel and pianist Dave Wiesler perform traditional and modern music for Scottish country dance and can be heard on the CD Many Happy Returns.
Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler 11/6/02: Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler

U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and folk composer/pianist Dave Wiesler join musical forces to produce exuberant rhythms and captivating melodies.

Hanneke Cassel and Dave Wiesler

U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and folk composer/pianist Dave Wiesler join musical forces to produce exuberant rhythms and captivating melodies.
Dave Wiesler 11/6/01: Dave Wiesler

Dave Wiesler is one of the mid-Atlantic's most versatile and sought-after pianists of traditional music.

Dave Wiesler

Dave Wiesler is one of the mid-Atlantic's most versatile and sought-after pianists of traditional music.

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